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synonyms for overmaster

  • crush
  • overthrow
  • quell
  • rout
  • subdue
  • subjugate
  • surmount
  • vanquish
  • beat
  • checkmate
  • circumvent
  • clobber
  • control
  • cream
  • discomfit
  • drub
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • humble
  • lick
  • master
  • outwit
  • overpower
  • override
  • prevail
  • reduce
  • succeed
  • throw
  • thwart
  • total
  • trash
  • triumph
  • whip
  • worst
  • zap
  • bring to knees
  • get the better of
  • shut down
  • trample underfoot
  • wipe off map
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antonyms for overmaster

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  • give in
  • lose
  • release
  • surrender
  • win
  • yield
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • fail
  • help
  • relinquish
  • capitulate
  • forfeit
  • give up
  • retreat
  • succumb
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How to use overmaster in a sentence

His repeated promises confirm her hopes: embraces and endearments, which increase the ardour of her desires, overmaster her soul.
THE SORROWS OF YOUNG WERTHERJ.W. VON GOETHE
The backward drag rapidly decreased as the pull of Saturn and his system began to overmaster that of Jupiter.
A HONEYMOON IN SPACEGEORGE GRIFFITH
For the activity of the agent, being not able to overmaster the resistance of the patient, there will ensue no deperdition.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 2 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
For she being so much left to solitude, she came to greet my return with an increasing fervour that came nigh to overmaster me.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 11 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
These two elements coxisted from early times, and caused perpetual ferment by their struggles to overmaster each other.
THE CRADLE OF THE CHRISTOCTAVIUS BROOKS FROTHINGHAM
This was the foe—the stealthy-footed demon, that had at last come to overmaster the brave and noble Angus Rothesay.
OLIVEDINAH MARIA CRAIK, (AKA DINAH MARIA MULOCK)
Do good to the humble, and give not to the ungodly: hold back thy bread, and give it not to him, lest thereby he overmaster thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Consequently the mere life of the body, the powers of the physical nature of man, overmaster the faculties of the mind.
THE THEISTIC CONCEPTION OF THE WORLDB. F. (BENJAMIN FRANKLIN) COCKER
The slow flowing of countless littles into the hands of the One Overmaster Great is suddenly reversed.
THE SPELL OF SWITZERLANDNATHAN HASKELL DOLE
Though he did not touch her she felt instinctively that his personality had been put forth to overmaster her.
THE WHEEL OF LIFEELLEN ANDERSON GHOLSON GLASGOW
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